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Isaac Leeser

Isaac Leeser was an American Orthodox Jewish religious leader, teacher, scholar and publisher. He helped found the Jewish press of America, produced the first Jewish translation of the Bible into English, and helped organize various social and educational organizations. He is considered one of the most important nineteenth century American Jewish personalities. He was "fiercely opposed" to Reform Judaism and was regarded as one of the most important "orthodox"... Read More

BornDecember 12, 1806
Neuenkirchen/Rheine, Westphalia (present-day Germany)
DiedFebruary 1, 1868 (aged 61)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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